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Mexican electrical workers continue hunger strike

A long running hunger strike by laid-off electrical workers in Mexico City has reached a point of high drama.

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Economic crises and modern Greek mythology

Major media in the U.S. and Europe offer myths to explain Greece's economic crisis.

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May Day message from the Acropolis

Members of the Communist Party of Greece staged a symbolic occupation of the Acropolis May 4, hanging enormous banners bearing the slogan "Peoples of Europe rise up."

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Class inequality widening in Israel

A new report from Tel Aviv highlights growing class inequality in Israel, and the issue is getting national attention.

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Death of South African rightist highlights ongoing problems

The death of far-right white supremacist Eugene Terre'Blanche, beaten and slashed on his farm on April 3, highlights problems South Africa still faces on labor, land and racism.

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Mexican labor leader takes message to Washington

Humberto Montes de Oca of the Mexican Electricians' Union (SME) was on his way to Washington to lodge a complaint with NAFTA authorities over labor violations.

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India farmers stop price freeze on sugar cane

NEW DELHI- Over 12,000 sugarcane farmers demonstrated in New Delhi on Thursday (Nov. 19) to demand higher prices for their crop.

Workers, left parties meet on global economic crisis

NEW DELHI -- There could not be an agenda more significant for the communist and workers parties' 11th international meeting than global capitalism's deep and ongoing economic crisis.

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